Black History Quilts

Ms. Rollins, a 2nd grade teacher, decided to supplement the Social Studies curriculum with additional Black History related history.  Throughout the month the students engaged in several activities including the readings of Henry’s Freedom Box and Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt.  She ended the month with a visit from Mrs. Hillie, mother of art teacher, Mr. Hillie, an expert quilter and former DPS teacher, who explained the symbolism connected to quilts and African American history.

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